Shire of Boyup Brook

Subregion: Southern Forests

A clean pollution free environment, coupled with affordable housing and land provide excellent opportunities in agriculture.
The economy in Boyup Brook is based on primary industry, with the emphasis clearly on broad scale agriculture. The function of the town of Boyup Brook is as an agricultural service centre, with its associated complement of secondary industry (manufacturing) and tertiary or service industry (commerce and government). Several commercial activities directly associated with the district’s primary production are established within the town site. These include the CBH grain terminal, machinery dealers, agricultural suppliers, stock agents, livestock transporters and real estate agents.
Agriculture continues to be the major component of Boyup Brook’s economy. The main activities are sheep, cattle and pig farming, cereal cropping and canola oil seeds. Enterprises establishing in Boyup Brook are already advantaged by lower land costs, lower costs of living and Boyup Brook regional location to the southwest.

The Shire of Boyup Brook is a local government area located in the South West region of Western Australia, about 270 kilometres (168 mi) southeast of Perth, the state capital. The Shire covers an area of 2,829 square kilometres (1,092 sq mi) and its seat of government is the town of Boyup Brook.

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